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Vehicle Shipping Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Vehicle Shipping Services Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Personal Services | Jul 2014

On the road: Improving economic conditions will boost demand, but interest rates will taper growth

IBISWorld’s Vehicle Shipping Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
BNSF BNSF market share
CSX CSX market share
Norfolk Southern Norfolk Southern market share
Union Pacific Union Pacific market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$12bn
Annual Growth 09-14
12.9%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
42,515
Businesses
5,159
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Vehicle Shipping Services industry's strong performance largely reflects a rebound from a very low recessionary base in 2009. Over the five years to 2014, as pent-up demand was satisfied and interest rates began to increase, car sales slowed and vehicle freight volume growth declined. However, demand for industry services has begun to normalize, and industry revenue is expected to increase over the five years to 2019, boosted by increasing sales of new cars.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Vehicle Shipping Services industry has a moderate level of capital intensity. In 2014, for every dollar industry players allocate toward labor, $0.22 will be allocated toward capital. Industry operators have invested significant resources in transportation equipment, vehicles and facilities. Specialized trucking companies, which account for the majority of industry operators, must purchase auto-transport trailers and large trucks. However, railroads account for the largest share of industry capital investment because railroad operators must acquire railcars and locomotives as well as invest into rail lines and facilities. Railroads are able to reduce capital expenses by leasing railcars instead of buying them... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Vehicle Shipping Services Industry?

Operators in this industry transport finished vehicles, such as cars, trucks, vans, buses, tractors and motorcycles, regionally and nationally. This industry includes operators that transport vehicles individually or part of a fleet but excludes operators that perform automobile-towing services.

Industry Products
Local trucking transportation servicesLong-distance trucking transportation servicesRail transportation servicesShip transportation services
 
Industry Activities
Providing enclosed transport servicesProviding schedule pickup and delivery servicesProviding open-air vehicle transport servicesProviding door-to-door delivery servicesProviding terminal-to-terminal delivery services


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